Malawian coaches stand a chance of upgrading their professional qualifications following the announcement by Football Association of Malawi (FAM) that it will conduct a CAF A Licence course this year.
Flames Technical Director John Kaputa said in a statement seen by Nyasa Times emailed through FAM Secretariat that the coaching course will run from 1st to 30th April, 2015 at the Chiwembe Technical Centre in the commercial city of Blantyre. The statement indicates that each of the participating coaches is expected to pay a fee of K20, 000.00.
The list of participants to undergo the course includes the reigning Flames coaches Young Chimodzi and his assistant Jack Chamangwana as well as former mentor Kinnah Phiri who is now in-charge of South Africa’s Absa Premiership side Free State Stars.
Women football coaches Karen Chawula and Margaret Chombo are the only females on the list that include Swaziland based coach Charles Manda who coaches Malanti football club.
Meanwhile, Kaputa has asked each of the coaches shortlisted to confirm the availability for the course before 1st March 2015.
Each participant is expected to pay MK20 000 ($1=MK450) participation fee.
Full list of shortlisted coaches:
- Young Chimodzi 2. Jack Chamangwana 3. Eddington Ngonamo 4. Kinnah F. Phiri 5. Patrick Mabedi 6. Charles Manda 7. Frank J G Ndawa 8. Tione Geoff Mhone 9. Meck Andrew Mwase 10. Stewart Lyson Mbolembole 11. Leonard Mpulula 12. Kulemeka Patricio Auxensio 13. Aubray Nankhuni 14. Audlow Thandi Makonyola 15. Bob Mpinganjira 16. Lloyd Azoro Nkhwazi 17. Gilbert Standwelll Chirwa 18. Gerald Phiri 19. Elias Chirambo 20. Ishmail Abbas Makawa 21. Patrick B . Mwandosya 22. Etson Kadenge Mwafulirwa 23. Richard Fosko 24. George Martin Ngonamo 25. Alic Chirwa 26. Vic Chingoka 27. Alex Ngwira 28. George Zulu 29. Wakisa M Mwambetania 30. Lyton Stereo Gondwe 31. Collings Nkuna 32. Mac Donald Mtetemera 33. Kondwani Toots Mwalweni 34. Thomo Mkolongo 35. Trever Kajawa 36. Millias Pofera 37. Hethwin Mkumbaleza 38. Charles Kamanga 39. Joseph Malizani 40. Pindani Benjamin Kumwenda 41. Rodgers Yasin 42. Ladwell Junior Mbetewa 43. Bravo Hussen Chiperesa 44. Feston M.H.O. Kanongola 45. Deklerk Lomoti Msakakuona 46. Richard Fosko 47. Mathews D.K. Luhanga 48. Billie Phambala 49. Mc Nelbert Ogrive Kazuwa 50. Christopher Sibale 51. Davie Listala Mpima 52. Abel K. Mkandawire 53. Margreat Maggie Chombo 54. Karen Chawula 55. Mike Kumanga 56. John Kaputa